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>>> good morning. more misery as the northeast still reels from the impact of sandy. a new threat, another storm headed to the region next week. bad news for millions of desperate residents. near hi 4 million people still without power. gas lines are growing even longer, and they areves are getting even more frayed. >>> four days to go, president obama arrives in ohio overnight and governor romney heads there as well as both camps brace for this morning's all-important jobs report and the impact of sandy looms large over election day. >>> and walk this way. new yorkers in need of a lift are about to get one on our plaza. the countdown has begun for aerosmith's first ever morning show concert today, friday, november 2nd, 2012. >>> from nbc news, this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >>> and good morning. welcome to "today" on a friday morning. i'm matt lauer. >> good morning, everyone. i'm savannah guthrie. this has been a hard week around here, but it's nice to have something to smile about this morning. aerosmith here on th
to 9 feet, which is exactly what we saw with sandy. they got the majority of the sand out of the parking lot. they are concerned that, during high tide, it will push back sand that game. as far as ocean city officials, they are still monitoring the storm and will make decisions on any sort of emergency preparations later today. it is not super storm sandy, but the waves crashing and certainly remind you of it. a nor'easter is expected to hit the ocean city area later this afternoon with sustained winds of 30 miles per hour and gusts of 40 miles per hour with a rain-snow mixed. they're still monitoring the storm and have not put any emergency plans in place. the biggest concern will be flooding, especially areas below 17th street associated with storm surge. we spoke with a local volunteer firefighter about how he and other emergency personnel are readying themselves for the storm. >> we met with them last night. they told us it would basically be flooding and stuff like that, nothing really big like what we had with sandy. >> once again, a live look at the ocean. it is pre
hit by hurricane sandy. the storm and election night news begins now. >>> good evening, while the nation tries to recover from a deep recession, and in a presidential race we were after all, all told was as close and as tight as they get. president obama, the 44th president of the united states was reelected last night. he was somehow able to stitch together a convincing victory, s win i winning just about all the battleground states that were so heavily fought over in the most expensive race in u.s. history. it was early this morning when the president appeared with his family, becoming the third consecutive two-term president we elected. not happening since the presidents jefferson, madison and monroe. president obama won both a decisive victory in both the electoral college. and here on the east, the nor'easter, a storm so fierce the governor of new jersey said it will move the state's recovery effort backward for a time. and here is a look at the skating rink we used as part of the coverage on election night. tonight, it is under a layer of swirling snow. back inside, we b
as the suffering from hurricane sandy continues for so many people. ron allen's been covering that, he's across the river from new york city in hard hit hoboken, new jersey. ron, good evening. >> reporter: good evening to you, brian. this city hall has been the center for relief operations here. today they added voting to the long list of things they're trying to accomplish. for voters in new york and new jersey, still battling the aftermath of the storm, there was frustration and confusion, and a huge problem caused by e-mail voting. election day got off to a chaotic start in communities outside new york city that still don't have power. when voters arrived at polling places that were not ready. >> it's a disgrace. i've been here three times, they filly got machines in, now the machines are jammed up. >> reporter: in manhattan, where the storms effects still linger, the lines were long. in queens, tents were set up outside unusable polling places. shuttle buses carried other voters to alternative sites. throughout the metro area, some who turned out early even used flashlights. any means possi
getting slammed by superstorm sandy, new york and new jersey are bracing for yet another new storm. hundreds of flights in the area have already been cancelled, and airlines are evaluating how many more will be grounded. in low-lying areas police are using loudspeakers to tell residents to move to higher ground, and hundreds of nursing home residents in the hard-hit rockaways have already been evacuated. one ray of hope. weather experts now say this nor'easter may be weaker than originally expected. >>> after indicating that he would not voluntarily attend a congressional hearing this month, house lawmakers have issued a subpoena for barry kaden, the director of the massachusetts pharmacy at the center of the deadly meningitis outbreak. 30 deaths have been blamed on the outbreak and more than 400 people have been sickened by tainted steroid injections distributed by the compounding facility. >>> the former president of penn state university is set for arraignment today as graham spanier's criminal case begins. he's charged with perjury and attempting to cover up the jerry sandusky
jersey, a region still trying to catch its breath a week after superstorm sandy rolled in. this latest wintery blast blanketing the coast already has tens of thousands of customers from new york down to the carolinas without power again. meantime, officials now put sandy's death toll at 121 people. >>> president obama and leaders of a divided congress are making post election pledges to work together a major deal to reduce the deficit without stalling the economic recovery. house speaker john boehner said wednesday that republicans would be willing to consider hiking tax revenues under the right circumstances along with a package of spending cuts. concerns about the looming fiscal crisis and europe's financial problems led to a 312-point plunge on wednesday on wall street. >>> wounded congresswoman gabrielle giffords is set to come face-to-face with her shooter today. the massacre in 2011, pleaded guilty to killing six people and wounding 13 others, including giffords. this will be giffords' first appearance in court for this case. and her husband mark kelly will be at her side. federa
after superstorm sandy. just as dropping temperatures and a new storm head to the region. a nor'easter set to head to the area on wednesday and officials are helping to ease the voting process allowing people in emergency zones to vote in any polling station they can access. >>> violence in the middle east this morning in iraq. a car bomb has exploded near a military base north of baghdad killing at least 27 people and wounding dozens of others. meantime this morning in syria, gunmen assassinate the the brother of the parliament speaker in damascus. this as the government shutters the office of hamas breaking with the militant group it once backed against israel. >>> officials from american airlines and u.s. airways are reportedly meeting today to discuss the benefits and downsides of a possible merger. both airlines announced last week that they had signed a non-disclosure agreement and would exchange confidential information while they evaluate a potential combination. american's parent company filed for bankruptcy protection nearly one year ago. >>> "x" factor judge britney s
just on the heels of sandy. al is in point pleasant beach, new jersey again this morning. al, good morning to you. >> good morning, savannah and matt. they built this birm, this dune about a mile long yesterday to protect against this nor'easter coming in. they are putting in an access point. they will be bringing in dump trucks to put in more sand to protect against storm surge. let's show you the nor'easter right now. it's making its way up along the new jersey coast. it's bringing in strong northeasterly winds. wind gusts of anywhere from 30 to 40 miles per hour. take a look. we're expecting airport delays today along the i-95 corridor. we're also expecting storm surge coming in, anywhere from 2 to 4 feet of storm surge along the eastern seaboard, and as you can see that storm surge is going to be causing some problems as far as beach erosion, flooding, shore waves of 8 to 12 feet and wind gusts of 65 miles per hour. and we've got rain with this system. we're talking about anywhere from 2 to 4 inches of rain, but look at what's behind it. along the new york-new jersey shoreline,
here in ocean city about a week after sandy. things will unfold at this morning and make things pretty interesting as far as flooding. we're at the southern end of ocean city. have had to move sand out onto the beach. officials said emergency personnel are closely monitoring the storm and will think about implementing an emergency plan later this morning. this storm will suspend rehabilitation work on the boardwalks and cleanup efforts including here at the inlaet. >> we have to halt some of our efforts. we're likely to see flooding in the downtown area. it will tougher have an impact on us -- will have an impact on us. igh tide will hit at 1:50. we will monitor the storm all day. lowell melser, wbal-tv 11 news. >> when a child is born, d bell of the auto industry has contributed to another term for president obama -- the bailout of the auto industry has contributed to another term for president obama. jane king has the bloomberg business report. >> 56% of americans consider the bailout of chrysler and gm could for the american economy. obama will need to address the so-called fiscal c
are still in the dark today as new york and new jersey struggle to recover an superstorm sandy. this as dropping temperatures and a new storm bear down on the region. a nor'easter is set to slam the area on wednesday. meantime today, state officials are working to ease the voting process for displaced people, allowing voters in emergency zones to use any polling station they can access. >>> prosecutors at joint base louis mccord say sergeant robert bales went on a killing spree in two afghan villages last march, after drinking with soldiers, watching movies about revenge killings and discussing a friend who lost a leg in a recent attack. he's accused of carrying out one of the worst war atrocities in the last 16 years and faces 16 counts of pre-meditated murder. the 39-year-old has not entered a plea, but attorneys say he has post-traumatic stress disorder. for the first time video was shown of bales surrendering, taken by surveillance. >>> now let's head to wall street. cnbc's mandy drury is at the new york stock exchange. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. with this nai
: it withstood hurricane sandy. >> what would christmas be without santa? >> hi, santa. >> how is it going? >> i love this tree. i love the smell of spruce in the morning. you know, it brings the holiday spirit right here to new york city from the good friends over in new jersey, really gone through a blast here the last few weeks. >> really need the holiday. >> brought some north pole weather. tell you what. better than the warm weather you had the other day. >> are you ready for the holiday? >> absolutely ready. just opened it at radio city music hall last night so we're very excited about that. >> the 85th anniversary. >> 85 years. >> spectacular. >> we've been dancing in new york. >> and you need some visitors. >> you don't look a day over 85 and a half and a half. >>tweaking the list, on balance have the girls and boys been naughty or nice? >> glad you said that rather than good or bad. i would have to say the boys are a little bit more on the naughty list. >> santa. >> i'm working on it. >> as soon as natalie got up here she told you she has been nice. is that true? >> it is true. >> extra
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